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All Assam Mamoni Bora and Dulu Hazarika memorial badminton Competition ends

The All Assam Mamoni Bora and Dulu Hazarika memorial invitation day-night prize money badminton competition held at Gaurisagar on January 27 concluded. The winners of this competition are, Rajib Barua in Men’s open single, Sangram Chetia in under 15 boys, Abhijit Dutta and Mausom Gohain in mens open doubles, Abhijit Mitra and Jyan ranjan Bora in veteran men’s doubles respectively.

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Aggrieved people block NH-37 at Raha

27 Aug 2012 - 5:45pm | Dibya J Borthakur

Movement of All kinds of vehicle on National Highway-37 were completely disrupted for over two and half hours today when the residents of Raha irritated by the abysmally slow progress of work of the four-lane East-West Corridor, blocked the highway on Thursday. The blockade was called by the Raha unit of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) and the Tiwa Students’ Union (TSU) , with total response from the affected people of the area.

Thousands of people and students community blockaded the Highway at 11:00 am by standing on the middle of the road shouting slogans against Madhukon Construction and National Highway Authority of Nagaon district not only for their negligence in speeding up the construction work but also for sub-standard construction work of four-lanned highway at Raha.

According to information received by the Assam Tribune, the local people, several times, had requested Madhukon Construction Company engaged in the work of the particular stretch of the highway and the National Highway Authority of India, Nagaon district ( NHAI ) to repair the existing highway or subways first so as to allow the people to use it, but to no avail. The plight of the highway at that stretch often leads to accidents. Life is a veritable hell there. When it rains, the highway literally turns into a gutter, and when there is sunshine for a few days, the dusty air makes life miserable.

Encounter in Chirang: 2 NDFB rebels killed

13 Mar 2010 - 3:21am | editor

Two NDFB rebels were killed during an encounter with police and army in Chirang district of Assam on Friday a day after the Centre gave hint of a declining militant activities in the north eastern region. According to information, the incident took place at Dadangiri village in the lower Assam district in the afternoon.

Acting on a tip off, security forces conducted a raid at a house in the remote village where the encounter took place. Two rebels of the group are believed to have fled from the spot. Police further claim to have recovered a huge cache of weapons and explosives, including two pistols, detonators, and grenades were recovered from their possession. It may be recalled that the Union home ministry on Thursday claimed that insurgent activities in the north eastern region have been declining.

DHAC budget session

14 Mar 2012 - 12:14am | Anup Biswas

The budget of Dima Hasao Autonomous Council both normal and entrusted subject for the year 2012-13 with an increase of more than 10% ( Normal sector- 531,07,27,000.00/ entrusted subject plan- 178.96 and non-plan- 260.76 ) was passed in the today’s budget session held at Council session hall. The today’s session was chaired by Sri Kur Rongpi, Chairman, and DHAC.

The Chief Execute Member, Dima Hasao Autonomous Council Sri Debojeet Thaosen, at the out set submitted the budget, since there was no discussion on the budget; the budget was passed unanimously with raising of hands by the members.

CEM, while appreciating the Government of Assam for its positive attitude towards the DHAC invited the local MLA Sri G C Langthasa the lone representative of Dima Hasao to be more proactive in Dispur in highlighting the problems of DHAC as well as for the people of district.